Heat Vision reports that the makers of Se7en are developing The Reincarnation of Peter Proud for Columbia Pictures.
David Fincher is attached to direct the adaptation of the Max Ehrlich novel, which will be written by Andrew Kevin Walker. Fincher will produce with Michael De Luca.
Fincher and Walker respectively wrote and directed the 1995 thriller Se7en for New Line when De Luca was its president of production.
Ehrlich wrote the adaptation of his own book. The novel and original film were released in 1975, the latter directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring Michael Sarrazin and Margot Kidder.
The book centers on a college professor who begins having recurring dreams and nightmares and, realizing they are images of a past life, decides to search out the source of the visions. With his girlfriend in tow, he discovers a woman and her grown-up daughter who are keys to his past life.
The trade adds that they are going back to the novel as the source material and will contemporize the story.